Jessika Valentine

Teaching Faculty I

Jessika Malo Valentine

Contact Information

Office Location
Diffenbaugh 339
Office Hours

Office Hours:
W- F 9:30 to 10:20, Th 10:00-11:00, or by appointment

Jessika Valentine holds an M.A. in Second Language Curriculum and Instruction from Florida State University and two bachelor’s degrees from the Lebanese University in English Literature and Radio and Television. After working as a reporter/interpreter for Voice of Lebanon Radio and a regional reporter for Future News for six years combined, she changed careers to translation and interpretation. Upon receiving the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, Jessika moved to the US where she has been teaching full time.

Produced Work:
Folie A Deux, 2011, a novella in English
لو مشى معي قرص الشمس, 2018, a collection of poems in Arabic
Published works in poetry in English and Arabic.

Courses Taught:
ARA1120 Elementary Arabic I
ARA1121 Elementary Arabic II
ARA2220 Intermediate Arabic
IDS3450 Through An Arab Lens: The Intersection of Film and Culture

Upcoming New Course:
ABT3504 Trailblazing Arab Women Fall 2023